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Walking Taco Bar

Walking Taco Bar

Whether you’re hosting a tailgate at a game or a watch party from home, this Walking Taco Bar is bound to win with your game day crew!

Featuring a simple spiced ground beef mixture served buffet-style with individual bags of Fritos and your desired taco toppings, simply lay all of the prepped ingredients on a table and let your guests build their own hand-held tacos as they please. It’s entertaining made easy!

Walking Taco Bar
Walking Taco Bar
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For the Walking tacos

  • 1 Tbsp. Heinen’s olive oil
  • ½ sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. Heinen’s CARE Certified ground beef
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s chili powder
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Heinen’s dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 15.5 oz. can Heinen’s black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 10-12 small bags Fritos, tops of bags cut off


  • Shredded lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Avocado
  • Black olives
  • Mexican corn
  • Cheese
  • Sour cream


  1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and sauté the onions until translucent, about 5-6 minutes.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook until lightly browned.
  3. Add the spices and black beans and cook for about 10 more minutes.
  4. In the meantime, prepare the buffet with the open Fritos bags and your desired toppings.
  5. Transfer the ground beef mixture to the buffet and allow guests to build their own walking tacos.
By Heinen's Grocery Store
In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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